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2017 Oscars: Best Picture~ An Anthology

2017 Oscars: Best Picture~ An Anthology

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Academy Awards are the biggest cinematic night of the year, and 2017 is no different. The buzz surrounding the hot movies of the year continues to flit around hallways and classrooms alike. Nine films, however, stand apart from the rest, and receive the biggest nod of them all with the nomination...

It Was a Good One, Charlie Brown

It Was a Good One, Charlie Brown

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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The thought of Charlie Brown and his crew, the Peanuts, tends to elicit a sense of sentimentality for most. This year, Adams’ theater department chose the musical comedy You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown as one of the two acts to be performed at Lovefest, an annual theater festival with 15 participatin...

Students Flock to Cagebirds

Students Flock to Cagebirds

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor

February 13, 2017


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The all-female cast of Cagebirds set to the stage to shock and inspire audiences with a brilliant performance. The Adams theater department produced the allegorical one-act show for Lovefest, an annual event which celebrates theater. The show premiered on February 2 and 3 at Adams for students, faculty, and...

Netflix Makes February Haters Rejoice

Netflix Makes February Haters Rejoice

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many are struggling to find love and joy in such a depressing month for those without significant others... the dreaded February. What people do not know, however, is the number of new and exciting films and shows being released on the prime streaming app, Net...

Lady Gaga Illuminates Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga Illuminates Super Bowl LI

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For nine years, Lady Gaga has spent the bulk of her career making outrageous fashion choices and standing up for what she believes in through artistic messages. Known for her outspoken nature, she is an active supporter of the LGBT+ community and  justice for sexual assault victims. Being awarded the Super Bowl halft...

Adams Theatre Participates in 19th Annual Lovefest Festival

Adams Theatre Participates in 19th Annual Lovefest Festival

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The theater is known as a safe-space for many individuals across the world. Every year, Adams Theatre participates in Lovefest also known as the Mid-Michigan Theater Festival. Lovefest is an annual February festival where 16 different high schools across the state prepare shows for their peers to enjoy. This y...

A New Year Calls for New Movies

A New Year Calls for New Movies

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


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As a new year begins, film lovers are eager for new movies to strike their fancy. Although the year has just begun, 2017 promises to fulfill these expectations. 2017 may just bring the movie game up another level, given the myriad of movies scheduled to be released. Though many powerful films will be wor...

74th Annual Golden Globes Shatters Records

74th Annual Golden Globes Shatters Records

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

January 12, 2017


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The Golden Globes never fail to disappoint with their hosts and awards - but there’s always a first time for everything.   On January 8, the entertainment industry celebrated the Golden Globes by giving awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 2017 telecast was the highest rated in years, bringing i...

Breaking the Divide

Breaking the Divide

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017


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After a long, painful year of waiting, the silence has finally been broken. Ed Sheeran, after taking a break from social media over a year ago, has finally returned to the spotlight. The artist’s return was accompanied by a mysterious message in the form of a solid blue image. The message was ...

RiSING to the Top

RiSING to the Top

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

January 2, 2017


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What can be better than dancing pigs, a saxophone-playing mouse, and a guitar-rocking porcupine? Commercials for the much-anticipated Sing have been plastered on TV screens, websites, social media platforms, etc. On December 21, Illumination Entertainment finally released the animated musical comed...

A Christmas Carol Charms the Crowd

A Christmas Carol Charms the Crowd

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


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With the holiday season in full swing, people citywide are showing off their festive spirit through many fun activities, decorations, and music. One theatrical production in particular brings families closer together for the holiday season: A Christmas Carol.   Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates the 34th anniversary performance of A Christmas Carol this year, and it has captiv...

Battle of the Albums: 59th Grammy Album of the Year Nominees

Battle of the Albums: 59th Grammy Album of the Year Nominees

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2017 Grammy’s may have 84 categories, but one category always stands above the rest: Album of the Year. The Recording Academy does a fantastic job every year by making sure multiple genres are represented in this category. All five nominees for this category are genre-changing and are wildly ...

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